|GUIDELINES AND SCHEDULE for artists wishing to show their work in the
event on London Fields, Sunday
for joining us.
We wish to make your exhibition a pleasure and easy to take part
in. The organizers of THE
MILE OF ART aim that GrassyArtz
too might become an important and low budget annual venues for
talented yet less well-known artists. For both events we hope you will invest in
your own inexpensive Gazebo and be
completely independent, rather than relying on stalls which are really more
suitable for selling food-stuffs. You can then bring your own covered tables and
boxes, chairs and whatever else you might need for the day.
make things simple, we have allocated 100 equal spaces along the eastern pathway
of London Fields, and the first to apply can specifically identify their
preferred space or section. The hours are;
(vehicles in) 10.30
(vehicles and bikes out)
VERY QUIET SETTING UP IN ADJACENT RESIDENTIAL STREETS
(vehicles in 6.15pm)
(There will not be any stalls selling food or drinks on London Fields, as these will be available from appropriate
hostelries in Broadway market and Pub on the Park)
packing material and bikes, cars, barrows must be cleared and out of sight from
10.30am. Similarly you may not breakdown your display or leave before 6.00pm.
(The biggest sales are frequently made during
the last hour of any art event). Please do not expect to find
a car parking space near your stand. But please park tidily while you unload so
that other vehicles arenít blocked in.
You will see from the map when booking, how the numbering system
(and colour code) makes location simple. Just follow the tracking
system at the organizers office at the OFF BROADWAY gallery. A
STEWARD will be allocated to every 20 spaces to help you and the
visitors. PORALOOS will be available at both ends of the
The Police have been notified of the event and are sure to visit
during the day. The Special Constables will probably be around much
of the time, as they were during the Mile
of Art. But it will be up to you to keep your eyes open
all the time, DONíT LEAVE HAND BAGS OR CAMERAS LYING AROUND
Please try to start as early as possible. We recommend that you
bring a friend or two to help you out to cope with a long and
hopefully busy day.
mark all your prices on each item. It is required by law. Please
have leaflets and business cards available, particularly as many
sales occur after shows have ended. It is recommended that you
donít let customers take pictures away unless paid for, or until
cheques have been cleared.
ĎMILE OF ARTí was a success for many artists and visitors seemed
to love it. GRASSY ARTS will be in
preparation for the next Mile of Art
Cost of each space will be £30.00 for the day, with you supplying
your own Gazebo. Space is limited, so please HURRY to book. Spaces
will be 3x3m. with 1m in between each. The
cost is particularly low because each space-holder is responsible
for keeping the surrounding space litter-free, particularly before
leaving. (Please take your litter boxes away at the end of the
NB *Each artistís space
will be covered by public liability insurance up to £5 Million,
once you have paid the full amount for the one-day event. For this
we need to record your name and home address as well as your
allocated space number.
URGENT PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SPACE ASAP. We estimate that most spaces will have
been booked before the end of May, so do hurry.